Kate Wolffe

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About 2600 California inmates have tested positive for coronavirus. About 1000 are at one facility: San Quentin in Marin County. San Quentin was coronavirus-free for months.

Inmates transferred from Chino to San Quentin prison, brought coronavirus with them

About 2600 California inmates have tested positive for coronavirus. About 1000 are at one facility: San Quentin in Marin County. San Quentin was coronavirus-free for months.

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